Surgery wait times for elective medical treatments in Canada are on the rise according to a new report released Monday by the Fraser Institute. This year’s version of the right wing think-tank’s annual report, titled Waiting Your Turn: Wait Times for Health Care in Canada, notes the median surgical wait time jumped to 19.0 weeks […]

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OTTAWA – A new report says Canadians believe the country’s health-care system needs to be fixed. The Canadian Medical Association report says people want to see the system transformed to deliver “timely, compassionate and efficient care.” The paper is based on the CMA’s National Dialogue on Health Care Transformation with Canadians, which was conducted from […]

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It’s taking longer for patients with an urgent condition to see a doctor, a new survey suggests.   The Canadian Medical Association, the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada released their findings on the opinions of doctors, medical residents and medical students on Monday.   […]

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The Ontario Nurses Association has filed another complaint against Sault Area Hospital, charging that RNs in the emergency department are overworked. The professional responsibility complaint recently lodged includes concerns that emergency nurses were to start drawing blood as of Wednesday, a task that up to now had been done by lab technicians called phlebotomists, and […]

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freda cull on 5/28/2011 is that Arlo Guthrie being tortured on the sunshine coast bc why would this be occurring ; fail to be a tourist to the region and beware that lots of authoritarian and control freak types lie the cia hang here despite infrastructure bombing ongoing and “testing” euphemisms….well i dk what they […]

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Brenda on 5/15/2011 The Thames Valley School Board in London, ON requires a doctors note proving a child has Fifth’s Disease. We believe our 5 year old son has it and the walk in clinic was closed when we recieved word from our Vice Principal on Sunday afternoon we needed the confirmation. I called South […]

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Helen Birsahn on 5/12/2011 My 8 yr old daughter went in for a follow up appointment for a broken shoulder. She had to start with an xray prior to the Doctor seeing her. When she came out of the xray, she said that the lady asked her if she was pregnant. At first she said […]

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Corey on 5/6/2011 The last time I refilled a prescription I was told that I had one more refill. When I returned to pick up a refill I was asked if I had a prescription, because they no longer make refills. I was out of medication and my next doctors appointment was 3 days away. […]

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David Thornton on 4/24/2011 I have just discovered this website. It is what I believed intuitively. I have been incorrectly diagnosed at the Oakville Trafalgar Hospital and it is causing unnecessary harm and suffering. EXCERPT FROM THE SITE: -Receive safe and proper care. -Have health problems and treatments explained clearly. -Participate in health care decisions. […]

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Tanya Agnew on 4/21/2011 My 2.5 year old son had a MRI preformed at 8:20am on April 20, 2011. Around 1:30 pm he started vomiting and then broke out is a rash all over his body. So we took him to Emergency, they seen a 12 year old who was bullied at school and slapped […]

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Md Khalekuzzaman on 4/12/2011 My son is 26 months. He has been having fever for last two days. Today (April 11, 2011) suddenly his fever went high around noon and my wife who has been taking care of him got anxious and call 911. Previously my son has got a fever seizures attack. The EMS […]

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Freeda Cull on 4/3/2011 Wouldn’t a physician need to fulfill the hypocratic oath by warning others of danger and healing. oh well. Theres more money for the making under HMOs. Be damned people of the region; does a little stunning bother you. Well complaining can be worse for you than ever. With nazi medicine revival […]

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Cynthia on 3/24/2011 I have had the worst experience at St. Joe’s. I came in my early pregnancy, with abdominal pain and had to wait 5 hours in ER, after the doctor saw me, he requested blood test and sonar, for which I had to wait couple of more hours. I didn’t have my lunch […]

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Phil on 3/21/2011 I just wanted to make a comment about this issue. It seems to be a common trend for insurance fraudsters to clog up our emergency rooms after staged, or on-purpose “car accidents”. If you really want the future of our healthcare to improve, why not start with getting a job, and supporting […]

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soroosh hedayat on 3/20/2011 It is my nawruz (Persian new years) and there is a special event tonight. I have had occasional back pain for a few years now and my doctor occasionally prescribes me medication for pain. He is currently in Haiti and he has always told me if I can’t reach him and […]

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char-lee on 3/6/2011 I went to napanee general with right side pain in back around kidney area. When i got there there was one person two hours later i have tears rolling down my face theres now 12 people in the waiting room coughing I asked how long more i would have to wait because […]

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Natalia on 3/1/2011 My appointment with dermatologist Dr Kathleem Moses was scheduled on 2/14/2011, at 10.20am (I’ve been waiting for it for over 8 month – we all know how difficult it is to get the appointment with a specialist in Canada, and often it takes months).On 2/11/2011, Friday, at 11.06am I recieved a voicemail […]

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Sylvia Ferguson on 2/26/2011 My father has spent much time in and out of royal columbian hospital due to kidney failure. Back in Sep. or 2010 he was admitted and while there his upper dentures disappeared. the hospital claims they have no idea what happened to them and that it is not their responsibility. I;m […]

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